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de-Stalinize

or de·sta·lin·ize

[dee-stah-luh-nahyz, -stal-uh-]
verb (used without object), de-Sta·lin·ized, de-Sta·lin·iz·ing.
  1. (of a Communist country) to engage in de-Stalinization.
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verb (used with object), de-Sta·lin·ized, de-Sta·lin·iz·ing.
  1. to subject to de-Stalinization.
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Also especially British, de-Sta·lin·ise, de·sta·lin·ise.

Origin of de-Stalinize

First recorded in 1955–60; de- + Stalin + -ize
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